Iran freestyle wrestlers rank first in Asian Games 2014

Incheon, South Korea, Sept 29, IRNA – Iran’s national freestyle wrestling team won 4 gold medals and a silver to finish first in the 17th Asian Games underway in Incheon, South Korea.

Masoud Esmaeilpour, Meisam Mostafa Jokar, Reza Yazdani and Parviz Hadi were Iranian gold medalists in 61-, 86-, 97- and 125-kg weight classes, while Ezzatollah Akbari won the silver medal for the Iranian team in 74-kg weight category.

However, two other Iranian athletes, Hassan Rahimi and Mostafa Hosseinkhani failed to receive medal in 57- and 70-kg weight categories.

Iran had no representative in 65-kg weight class.

By IRNA

 

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